Messaging Security Eng- Regex/Malware-Global Security Company

Prism Digital
London (Greater)
£50,000 - £59,999, £60,000 - £69,999
04 Dec 2017
09 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Messaging Security Engineer - Regular Expressions/Malware - Global Security Company!

A global security company is looking for a Messaging Security Engineer who lives and breathes security! You will be joining a rapidly expanding SOC team of 28 in their incredible offices in Moorgate, and as a leader in their field, you will have access to the most up-to-date tech and have a huge influence over the tools you get to use day-to-day!

With the opportunity to use your experience with email security/encryption and Regular Expressions/Regex scripting, you will be responsible for analysing email traffic and finding ways to disarm phishing, spam and malware for the company and their thousands of clients.


  • Analysing email traffic:
    • Detecting the latest threats & finding trends
    • Analysing spam and malware for patterns to disarm them
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders to report latest threats and trends
  • Maintaining real-time allow and block lists
  • Writing filters and Regular Expressions/Regex's
    • Writing rules that change the data that can be seen
  • Fine-tuning existing antispam & antimalware systems
  • Answering clients' security questions

Required Skills and Capabilities:

  • Understanding of email and its protocols - SMTP/POP3/DNS/IMAP/TCP/IP
  • Experience and passion in writing complex Regular Expressions to describe search patterns
    • Strong scripting skills for this - PCRE/Python/LUA/Bash/C#/equivalent
  • Desirable Skills:
    • Experience working with spam or malware detection
    • Experience working within an SOC environment

This really is a fantastic company to join with amazing facilities! Also check out the benefits on offer here!...

  • Full Healthcare
  • "Work at home Wednesdays"
  • Extremely flexible working hours
  • Social atmosphere, weekly drinks!
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Training encouraged with opportunities to attend conferences and gain certifications
  • Incredible office - Xbox, PlayStation, Pool & Table Tennis table, Beer & Wine Fridge, free breakfast

Apply ASAP this is an incredible opportunity and URGENT.

Messaging Security Engineer - Regular Expressions/Malware - Global Security Company!